Is it the time for an African at the helm of the World Trade Organisation ?

So the WTO needs a new director-general to succeed Roberto Azevêdo,  who announced resignation last weekend. Who will replace him? After a Brazilian, a Frenchman (Pascal Lamy), a Thai (Supachai Panitchpakdi) and a New Zealander (Mike Moore), the Africans think it’s their turn and have a summit scheduled for July to sound out candidates. Some frontrunners More...

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By admin On Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Kenya Diaspora Remittance up by 6.2% – The hand that keeps giving

Despite earlier projections of diaspora remittance decline by the World Bank, Kenyans in the Diaspora remittance rose by 6.2%, sending $707.3 million in the period between January to March 2020 compared to $665.8 More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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Unwanted at Home and abroad ‘ Kenyans in the Diaspora protest Government Negligence.

Kenyans in the Diaspora are frustrated and accuse the Government of neglecting them. We are much more than the Remittance we send home, they said. Unwanted at home and abroad – ”They let politicians, More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
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Reactions from Trump’s WHO funding with drawing

Africa briefing: US President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to temporarily halt funding to the World Health Organisation (WHO) over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump said the WHO ‘failed More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
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Latest Headlines – Kenya

Source: Daily Nation Today is the 33rd day since Kenya confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). We bring you key updates from the Nation’s special coverage team. You can subscribe to this More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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Global trade drops to the levels of the 2008/2009 Financial Crisis

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is predicting a severe decline in international commerce this year. In a new report the WTO forecasts a contraction of between 13% and 32% this year. The wide range of possibilities More...

By admin On Sunday, April 5th, 2020
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COVID19 – UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests

According to 10 Downing Street, Boris Johnson who tested positive for Corona Virus ten days ago was taken to hospital on Sunday on advise by his doctors where he was admitted.  According to the report, his symptoms More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

REUTERS: The latest high profile political leader to test positive for Corona Virus is Prime Minister Boris Johnson and is said to be self isolating at home but confident that he is still capable to lead the nation’s More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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East Africa – Regional Health Ministers issue decisive measures on COVID19.

As positive cases of COVID19  surge in East Africa, the EAC member states met on Wednesday to explore regional coordination efforts to contain the pandemic and take measures against the spread of the virus across More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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London Terror attack and the global lesson

Source: Christian Monitor A terrorist released from prison and who had gone through rehab programs killed two advocates of such programs. The attack can focus global attention on better ways to reintegrate terrorists More...

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